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League announces 2011-12 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming

At the League of American Orchestras 67th Annual Conference, 24 American orchestras received 2011-12 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming today (6/8) in Dallas. Among the winners ......

June 8, 2012

Knoxville Symphony adds dates to popular Concertmaster Series

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee announced that it has doubled the number of concerts in its new Concertmaster Series during the 2012-13 season, from three to...

June 7, 2012

Pittsburgh Symphony launches online projects and 24/7 HD radio programming

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced two community-engagement initiatives, one through the orchestra’s website and another in conjunction with Pittsburgh radio station Classical WQED-FM 89.3. ...

June 6, 2012

Sympho goes “Coast to Coast” in New York and California this June

This month, the New York-based classical ensemble Sympho and its artistic director, Paul Haas, will present “Coast to Coast,” two multi-composer programs, in New York and California....

June 5, 2012

Keith Lockhart leads concert for Queen of England’s Jubilee today

Keith Lockhart—conductor of the Boston Pops and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra—will lead the BBC Concert Orchestra in the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Her Majesty,...

June 4, 2012

Recordings news from Buffalo, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto

The Buffalo Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Canadian period-instrument ensemble Tafelmusik, and the principal flutist from the Philadelphia Orchestra are among the ensembles and musicians ...

June 1, 2012

Orchestra of St. Luke’s 2012-13 season

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s has announced details of its 2012-13 season, which will encompass performances at New York venues including Carnegie Hall, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Brooklyn...

May 31, 2012

Beilman and Tao win 2012 Avery Fisher Career Grants

Violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Conrad Tao have been named winners of the 2012 Avery Fisher Career Grants. The two winners will each receive $25,000 to go...

May 30, 2012

Chorus America honors Duain Wolfe, choral director for Colorado and Chicago symphonies

Duain Wolfe, chorus director of the Colorado Symphony and music director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, has been awarded the 2012 Michael Korn Founders Award for Development...

May 29, 2012

ACO: commissions, new-music readings

Composer Milica Paranosic is winner of the American Composers Orchestra’s 2012 joint commission with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Paranosic’s work, which will feature the ACO performing...

May 25, 2012